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robust and portable solar irrigation pump
Easy to carry and set up, the Futurepump SF2 solar pump can be moved around the farm.
There are 500 million one-acre farmers around the world. Rainfall has become very unpredictable due to climate change and fuel for petrol pumps is expensive.
The SF2 solar irrigation pump is both robust and portable. It offers smallholder farmers a cheaper, cleaner and more sustainable alternative to costly and polluting petrol or diesel pumps.
Irrigating crops leads to more reliable harvests and provides the opportunity to grow and sell produce out of season.
This can bring huge economic benefits to the farmers, their families and the wider community.
Access to affordable irrigation is a major limit to farm productivity. In Africa only around 5% of cultivated land is irrigated, compared to 41% in Asia.
Futurepump is on a mission to design, develop and manufacture robust solar